The Olympia Brass Band is a New Orleans jazz brass band. The first "Olympia Brass Band" was active from the late 19th century to around World War I. The most famous member was Freddie Keppard. In , saxophonist Harold Dejan, leader of the 2nd unit of the Eureka Brass Band, split off to form the current Olympia, reviving the historic whisperseekershagrelmalamuro.infoinfo: Jazz, brass band.
Feb 17, · If you want to get a true understanding of New Orleans street bands, this is the place to start. This is New Orleans Brass Band music in rare form. Informal. A bit ragged (NOT a bad thing)at times. Great ensemble improv. It's live and honest on the street level. It's what you would hear if you were in the "Second Line" in a procession. I love /5(3).